Sioux City, USA.
American composer and viola player. Dykstra studied composition at Azusa Pacific University in Azusa·CA, Portland State University in Portland·OR, and the California Institute of the Arts in Valencia·CA. He has worked as a composer on film music for Gus van Sant and as a session violist and string director for Dirty Projectors.
Dykstra has performed on solo viola at the Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, at the Portland Arte Museum and at Harpa Concert Hall in Reykjavík, Iceland
In 2014, Dykstra received an Individual Artist Fellowship from the Oregon Art Commission to apprentice with composer Daniel Bjarnason in Iceland.